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About Those Pot Scholarships

by Jack Rink

A total of 210 Pueblo graduating seniors have each been awarded a $2,000 scholarship using money from the marijuana excise tax. I congratulate them for continuing their education and wish them every success.

If I were starting college today, I’d join them in a heartbeat to tap into this available fund.

And just to be clear up front, since the scholarship program was voter-approved, I’m not proposing any changes.

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